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Topic: Steve Jobs

Parody biopic "iSteve" release delayed due to Boston bombing

04/16/2013, 03:04 am

Comedy website Funny or Die pushed back the debut of its parody Steve Jobs biopic "iSteve" in observance of the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, saying the short film will see release on April 17.


Steve Jobs' widow to promote immigration reform in rare interview with NBC's Rock Center

04/11/2013, 06:04 pm

The late Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, will speak out on behalf of young undocumented immigrants during in an interview with Rock Center's Brian Williams.


Pixar campus has tree dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

04/11/2013, 04:04 pm

A tree at the corporate headquarters of Disney's Pixar has been dedicated to Steve Jobs, co-founder of the animation studio as well as Apple.


Verizon CEO claims to have sold Steve Jobs on an LTE iPhone

04/10/2013, 08:04 pm

Speaking at the NAB conference on Wednesday, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam claims he was the one who suggested adding 4G LTE capabilities to the iPhone some time after the iPhone 4 was released.


Apps beating web-style ad networks for mobile advertising dollars

04/09/2013, 06:04 pm

A new report by IDC highlights that apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Pandora are beating mobile ad networks in grabbing new ad revenue, a trend the research group failed to predict in its last report. Ad revenues are still a tiny fragment of overall mobile revenues however.


Ron Johnson could return to run Apple Retail

04/08/2013, 07:04 pm

Nearly a year and a half ago, Ron Johnson left his job as senior vice president of Apple Retail for the opportunity to act as the chief executive of JC Penney. Following his ouster there, it's possible he could return to run the chain he helped build over the previous decade.


Trailer offers first glimpse at Steve Jobs biopic from 'Funny or Die'

04/02/2013, 09:04 am

The teaser trailer for the "Funny or Die"-produced parody Steve biopic, "iSteve," has appeared online, offering a first look at Justin Long in the title role.


Apple gov't rep says next two iPhones were designed under Steve Jobs

04/01/2013, 03:04 pm

In discussing the possibility of adding a theft resistant "kill switch" to future iPhone models, Apple's government liaison has noted that the next two generations of iPhone have already been developed, and were designed before Steve Jobs' death.


Briefly: Steve Jobs' 1996 return to Apple depicted in rare set of photos

03/27/2013, 06:03 pm

The photos were taken on Dec. 20, 1996, the night when late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs returned to the company he created after being forced out by the board eleven years earlier.


Briefly: First chapter of 'official' Jobs biographic manga goes on sale in Japan

03/25/2013, 03:03 am

A 14-page preview of the eponymous Steve Jobs manga was posted to the Web on Monday, with the first panels giving a look at how author Mari Yamazaki plans to to tell the tale of the late Apple co-founder.


Steve Jobs satirical biopic starring Justin Long from 'Mac vs. PC' ads to debut in April

03/18/2013, 06:03 pm

Web comedy site Funny or Die recently announced that it will be releasing a "iSteve," a 60- to 75-minute parody-style biopic centering around Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, with Justin Long taking on the title role.


Briefly: 'Jobs' biopic release date delayed

03/15/2013, 07:03 pm

It was reported on Friday that the Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs," starring Ashton Kutcher in the lead role, has been delayed with no tentative release date set.


Judge rules Tim Cook must participate in 4-hour testimony for e-book suit

03/13/2013, 02:03 pm

The judge presiding over a government antitrust case against Apple's iBookstore has ruled that CEO Tim Cook must testify in the case.


Notes from Steve Jobs' biographer will not be used in DoJ e-book case against Apple

03/05/2013, 08:03 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice decided last week that it would not incorporate notes taken by Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' biographer into its antitrust case, which is targeting the Cupertino company over alleged e-book price fixing.


Steve Jobs' first iPhone call still spawns Starbucks pranks 6 years later

03/04/2013, 12:03 pm

In a moment of levity during the iPhone's 2007 introduction, Steve Jobs prank called a San Francisco-area Starbucks; six years later, some Apple fans are pulling the same joke with some regularity.


Noted manga creator to pen, ink biography of Steve Jobs

02/26/2013, 08:02 pm

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' life will soon be the subject of a biography by celebrated manga creator Mari Yamazaki, it was revealed on Tuesday.


Apple University hires another prominent academic to teach Steve Jobs' thinking

02/13/2013, 03:02 pm

Steve Jobs' vision for an "Apple University" to equip the company's employees to serve as future business leaders has quietly made a new hire: Morten T. Hansen of the University of California, Berkeley's School of Information.


Ashton Kutcher on Steve Jobs biopic: 'This was done with the utmost love, admiration, and respect'

01/31/2013, 04:01 pm

The 29th annual Macworld conference kicked off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with Macworld GM Paul Kent interviewing Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, stars of the Steve Jobs biopic JOBS. The two actors talked about the roles they took on, with Kutcher surprising the crowd with some serious Apple nerd cred.


Steve Jobs action figure rears articulated head again

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

A 12-inch collectible action figure depicting late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is once again for sale on a Japanese site, marking at least the second time in a year that a figurine company has attempted to cash in on Jobs' likeness.


Steve Jobs' 'fruitarian' diet put 'jOBS' actor Ashton Kutcher in hospital

01/28/2013, 06:01 pm

In a talk after the premiere of the Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS,' Ashton Kutcher said that he suffered a health scare in preparing for the title role as a result of adopting the late Apple cofounder's fruit-only diet.